SBI Apprentice Preparation Tips and Strategy 2021

SBI Apprentice Preparation Tips and Strategy 2021

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Jul 5, 2021SBI Apprentice 2021 Recruitment Notification has been released for 6100 Apprentice vacancies. SBI will soon reveal the SBI Apprentice exam date. Check out Direct Link to Apply Online Here, Know Selection Procedure, Salary, Syllabus, Pattern, Study Plan, Preparation Tips, Books to prepare, and more. Stay tuned for latest updates!
SBI Apprentice 2021 Recruitment Notification has been released for 6100 Apprentice vacancies. SBI will soon reveal the SBI Apprentice exam date. Check out Direct Link to Apply Online Here, Know Selection Procedure, Salary, Syllabus, Pattern, Study Plan, Preparation Tips, Books to prepare, and more. Stay tuned for latest updates!
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SBI Apprentice Preparation Tips 2021

SBI Apprentice Preparation Tips 2021: SBI Apprentice exam is scheduled to be held in August 2021 tentatively. There are around 6100 vacancies. It is important for every aspirant to follow a full-proof approach to prepare for the SBI Apprentice exam. 

To help you with your preparation for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam, we are going to share the most effective strategy followed by the toppers. You are requested to scroll down to know the exact subject-wise strategy to crack the SBI Apprentice 2021 exam.

We all know that lakhs of aspirants are going to appear for the Apprentice examination of the State Bank of India and only a few will get through the whole selection process. There will be 3 rounds.

  • Online Objective Exam
  • Test Of Local Language
  • Medical Examination

Strategy to Crack SBI Apprentice 2021 Exam

Before moving towards the strategy to crack the SBI Apprentice 2021 exam, let's discuss the pre-exam pattern first briefly.

Subjects

No. of Questions

 Marks

Time Duration

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

25

25

15 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

25

25

15 Minutes

English

25

25

15 Minutes

General & Financial Awareness

25

25

15 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

As you can see here that there are 4 sections in the exam. So you have to provide equal weightage to every section. Below we are going to share the preparation strategy for every section in a detailed way. Kindly check out the strategies.

Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy for SBI Apprentice

  • Learn tables up to 30
  • Learn squares up to 50 cubes up to 20
  • Learn percentage to fraction and fraction to percentage conversion up to 1/25
  • Percentage, average, and ratio proportion are the basic chapters. So first try to clear the concepts of these chapters.
  • Then go for the other chapters
  • Learn some Vedic maths tricks for faster calculation
  • Remember prelim is a game of speed with accuracy and mains is a game of conceptual clarity and patience.
  • At last Practice as many questions as possible.

IMPORTANT TOPICS:

  1. Simplification & approximation
  2. Quadratic equation
  3. Number series
  4. Percentage and ratio - the proportion
  5. Average
  6. Time- work, Pipe -cistern
  7. Interest
  8. Partnership

Reasoning Ability Preparation Strategy for SBI Apprentice

  • Remember this section requires only practice. Just clear basic concepts of important chapters and practice as many questions as possible to improve your understanding level in this section.
  • 1st clear the concepts of syllogism, inequality, direction sense, blood relation, order, and ranking.
  • Practice daily 2-3 puzzles.

IMPORTANT TOPICS:

  1. Inequality
  2. Syllogism
  3. Coding decoding
  4. Blood relation
  5. Direction distance
  6. Alphanumeric series

English Language Preparation Strategy for SBI Apprentice

  • For grammar, know the basic rules and then practice as many questions as possible. Do not try to cram all the rules.
  • For vocab, read the daily newspaper and note down 10 new words and continue the process for the next 6 months.
  • Practice one cloze test set and one para jumble set on a daily basis.

General/Financial Awareness Preparation Strategy for SBI Apprentice

  • For static gk, practice MCQs from BYJU'S Exam Prep app.
  • Read 4-5 months' current affairs before the mains exam.
  • Revise the facts 2-3 times before the final exam.

IMPORTANT TOPICS:

  1. Capital and currency of countries
  2. The national park, dams, wildlife sanctuaries
  3. International organization and their head quarters
  4. Dance and festival of states
  5. RBI monetary policy
  6. Financial and money market
  7. Negotiable instruments
  8. Small finance and payment bank 
  9. Financial institutions
  10. Digital banking
  11. Sports 
  12. Appointments and obituaries
  13. Schemes, agreements and MOUs
  14. Books and authors
  15. State and national affairs

Important Pointers to Keep in Mind

  • Mock tests play an important role in your final selection in the SBI Apprentice exam.
  • After covering basic chapters start attempting mock test series.
  • Just attempting a mock test is not enough. Analysis of mock tests is as important as attempting.
  • Understand your strong areas and try to maintain the level in those areas.
  • Understand your weak areas and try to get better in those sections.
  • Focus on important data like no of attempts, accuracy, and percentile.
  • With a proper question selection strategy, you can avoid attempting difficult and time-taking questions. In this way, you can score very good marks without any wastage of time during exams.

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  • Follow the above-shared strategy to crack the SBI Apprentice 2021 exam with less difficulty.

  • The exam date for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam is yet to be revealed by the officials of State Bank of India.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every incorrect answer marked under SBI Apprentice 2021 exam.

  • The total time duration for SBI Apprentice 2021 exam is 60 minutes i.e. 1 hour.

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